Let’s get the short answer out the way first: Probably not. That’s a wrap!
Strength training is hard. It just is. Part of getting strong is based on overcoming adversity. Challenges are set and we are put to task to destroy them. It is within these challenges that we take those important steps toward our goals and break down the walls of our current limitations. That’s a difficult thing …
Today we’re going to continue our talk about how to best train your midsection. In our last installment, Core Function: Breathing and Deadbugs we discussed the inner and outer core musculature, and how using a full exhalation can integrate your ‘deep’ core muscles helping you train more effectively and efficiently than traditional crunches or sit-ups.
One of the most common questions in health & fitness is,“How do I get a six pack?” If there’s one thing that’s more common than the question, it’s the number of answers: Everybody has their own specific belief on the exact perfect way to achieve their desired look.
We don’t live our health and hotness dreams by having a different one every day. We best realize them by consistently improving in several key areas.
Whoa, it’s been a hot minute, so I want to get us back on track with some interesting articles. I have three that I’d like to share with you, so we can all get better together. I say “better” because I’m not sure that “smarter” is what we’re after.
You can do anything you set your mind to.
This morning I went for a bike ride. I rode up St. Nicholas in Harlem through the Heights to hit the Highbridge Park mountain bike course. There are dirt jumps, a pump track, and trails for anyone to ride.
It’s no secret that Fury’s a big geek. Now, it’s also no secret that I occasionally refer to myself in the third person. Comic books, movies and toys are all deep-rooted parts of my being. Most of my students are not surprised when I reference a comic book or movie character to help cue a technique or lift. However, they are sometimes surprised when something so geeky actually works. These all started out as part of my own visualization process. Yeah, for better or worse, this is how my mind works sometimes. These cues have all been proven to be effective in my own and my students’ training. All right, let’s dork out.
“In pursuit of knowledge, every day something is gained. In pursuit of wisdom, every day something is dropped.” – Lao Tzu